Ireland at the 1972 Summer Olympics

Ireland competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. 59 competitors, 51 men and 8 women, took part in 54 events in 12 sports.[1] No Irish athletes received an Olympic medal in their sport.

Ireland at the
1972 Summer Olympics
Flag of Ireland.svg
IOC codeIRL
NOCOlympic Federation of Ireland
Websiteolympics.ie
in Munich
Competitors59 in 12 sports
Flag bearer Ronnie McMahon
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Great Britain (1896–1920)

AthleticsEdit

Men's 400 metres

  • Heat — 47.1 (→ did not advance)

Men's 800 metres

  • Heat — 1:51.1
  • Semifinals — 1:49.2 (→ did not advance)

Men's 1.500 metres

  • Heat — 3:43.3 (→ did not advance)

Men's 5.000 metres

  • Heat — 13:57.8 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat — 14:34.6 (→ did not advance)

Men's 10.000 metres

  • Heat — 28:45.8 (→ did not advance)

Men's 3.000 metres Steeplechase

  • Heat — 8:47.4 (→ did not advance)

Men's Marathon

  • Final — 2:22:25 (→ 23rd place)
  • Final — 2:28:31 (→ 42nd place)
  • Final — 2:31:12 (→ 47th place)

Men's Shot Put

  • Qualifying Round — 16.69 m (→ did not advance)

Women's 800 metres

  • Heat — 2:08.98 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat — 2:04.18 (→ did not advance)

Women's 1.500 metres

  • Heat — 4:16.43 (→ national record, did not advance)

Women's 100m Hurdles

  • Heat — 15.89 m (→ did not advance)

Women's Pentathlon

  • Final ranking — 3770 pts (→ 27th place)

BoxingEdit

Men's Welterweigt 67 kg Joe Darcy unable to compete due to injury.

Men's Light Middleweight (– 71 kg)

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Four cyclists represented Ireland in 1972.

Individual road race
Team time trial

EquestrianEdit

FencingEdit

One fencer represented Ireland in 1972.

Men's foil
Men's épée

JudoEdit

RowingEdit

Men's Single Sculls

  • Heat — 7:47.64
  • Repechage — 7:50.27
  • Semi Finals — 8:27.70
  • B-Final — 7:55.33 (→ 7th place)

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

Four male shooters represented Ireland in 1972.

Trap
Skeet

SwimmingEdit

Men's 100m Freestyle

  • Heat — 56.09s (→ did not advance)

Frank Rothwell Weightlifting Frank RothwellEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ireland at the 1972 Munich Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2011-09-21. Retrieved 2011-02-14.